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Aramis Ramirez can help himself -- and the Cubs -- by accepting a trade to a contender

Updated: July 19, 2011, 9:14 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- If there is one player who can't bluff his way through the trade deadline, it's Aramis Ramirez.

The Cubs third baseman is plugged in like Steve Jobs.

At his locker at ancient Wrigley Field, he's often talking on the phone, while playing around on his Apple laptop before games. I doubt he's on Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+, but I've definitely seen him on Facebook.

Here's a question: Does he "like" the trade deadline? He'll say no, but I'm not so sure. I think ...

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